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    The Baylor Bears (2-3) will host the Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-3) on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET.

    The Bears are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+1.5), against the Red Raiders (with an over/under of 59.5 points).

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    Game Info for Texas Tech vs. Baylor

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN2
    • Location: Waco, Texas
    • Stadium: McLane Stadium
    Texas Tech vs Baylor Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Texas Tech -1.5 -110 -110 59.5 -110 -110 -120 +100

    Texas Tech Pick Insights

    • Texas Tech is 1-3-0 against the spread this season.
    • Texas Tech is 1-2 against the spread when favored by 1.5 points or more this season.
    • In Texas Tech’s four games with a set total, two have hit the over (50%).

    Texas Tech Stats & Insights

    • Texas Tech ranks 60th in total offense (404.8 yards per game) and 73rd in total defense (375.8 yards allowed per game) this season.
    • Texas Tech is putting up 33.2 points per game on offense, which ranks them 44th in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 67th, giving up 24.8 points per game.
    • Texas Tech is totaling 227.4 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 74th in the FBS. The defense ranks 66th, giving up 227.8 passing yards per contest.
    • Texas Tech is compiling 177.4 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 46th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 85th, allowing 148 rushing yards per contest.
    • Texas Tech is putting up a 39.7% third-down conversion rate on offense (73rd in the FBS), and ranks 103rd on defense with a 43.6% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • Texas Tech has the 46th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing seven turnovers (53rd in the FBS) while turning it over six times (49th in the FBS).

    Texas Tech’s Best Players

    • Tyler Shough has been a dual threat for Texas Tech so far this season. He has 746 passing yards, completing 59.3% of his passes and tossing seven touchdown passes and four interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 149 yards (29.8 ypg) on 48 carries with two rushing touchdowns.
    • Tahj Brooks has racked up 518 yards on 83 carries while finding the end zone three times.
    • Jerand Bradley’s team-leading 246 yards as a receiver have come on 21 receptions (out of 43 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Myles Price has grabbed 17 passes while averaging 36.2 yards per game and scoring four touchdowns.
    • Xavier White has a total of 178 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 15 passes.
    • Jaylon Hutchings has two sacks to pace the team, and also has five TFL and 18 tackles.
    • Texas Tech’s tackle leader, Jesiah Pierre, has 34 tackles this year.
    • Malik Dunlap has a team-high three interceptions to go along with eight tackles and three passes defended.

    Baylor Betting Insights

    • Baylor is 1-2-1 against the spread this season.
    • Baylor is 1-1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 1.5 points or more this year.
    • Two of Baylor’s four games with a set total have hit the over (50%).

    Baylor Pick Insights

    • Baylor ranks 55th with 413 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 89th with 394.6 total yards allowed per game on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Baylor is putting up 23.2 points per game on offense this season (98th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up 28.4 points per game (86th-ranked) on defense.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Baylor is accumulating 270.6 passing yards per game (40th-ranked). It ranks 45th in the FBS defensively (210.6 passing yards allowed per game).
    • Baylor’s defense has been a bottom-25 unit in run defense this season, allowing 184 rushing yards per game, which ranks 20th-worst in the FBS. On offense, it ranks 86th with 142.4 rushing yards per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Baylor is putting up a 40.5% third-down conversion rate (68th-ranked). It ranks 54th in the FBS on defense (36.1% third-down rate allowed).
    • With seven forced turnovers (53rd in the FBS) and seven turnovers committed (66th in the FBS) this season, Baylor ranks 66th in the FBS with a turnover margin of 0.

    Baylor’s Best Players

    • Sawyer Robertson has 647 passing yards, or 129.4 per game, so far this season. He has completed 49.5% of his passes and has collected one touchdown with four interceptions.
    • Richard Reese has rushed for 225 yards on 45 carries so far this year while scoring two times on the ground.
    • Dominic Richardson has collected 197 yards (on 46 attempts).
    • Monaray Baldwin’s 278 receiving yards (55.6 yards per game) are best on his team. He has 12 receptions on 23 targets with one touchdown.
    • Ketron Jackson Jr. has racked up 228 receiving yards (45.6 yards per game) on 14 receptions.
    • Hal Presley’s 14 receptions (on 23 targets) have netted him 198 yards (39.6 ypg).
    • Byron Vaughns has two sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and nine tackles.
    • Matt Jones, Baylor’s tackle leader, has 32 tackles, six TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Kyler Jordan has picked off a team-leading one pass. He also has nine tackles and one pass defended to his name.
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